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TIMMINS POLICE CHARGE SUDBURY MAN WITH BREAK AND ENTER

The Timmins Police Service has charged a Sudbury man with Break and Enter related offences stemming from an incident that occurred early this morning at a Timmins convenience store.

Based on investigation, the Timmins Police Service has determined that the suspect gained entry by force into a convenience store and proceeded to gather up stolen merchandise.

The suspect tripped an alarm in the course of the break-in and attempted theft.

Responding Timmins Police officers observed the suspect in the convenience store and completed the arrest without incident.

Considerable damage was done to the building at the point of entry as well as to the household electrical system.

As a result of the incident, Mark WEST, 37, of Sudbury, has been charged with:

– 2 counts of Break and Enter contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

– Possession of Property Obtained by Crime contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

– Possession of a Break and Enter Instruments contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.

– Mischief contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

– Fail to Comply with Probation Order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused remains in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for today at the Ontario Court of Justice in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against him.